Model and actress who gained recognition for her role as Karen Foster on the hit show Step by Step.
She worked the beauty pageant circuit before becoming a mainstay on network television. In fact, she won 60 crowns before her first TV appearance as Karen Foster.
After discovering that her parents had spent and mismanaged nearly $3,000,000 (her total earnings from Step by Step), she started Child Actors Supporting Themselves (CAST), an organization devoted to helping young actors manage their money.
She was born in Danville, Illinois, and raised by her parents, Barbara and Allen Watson.
Both she and Sasha Mitchell starred on the sitcom Step by Step.